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You are in the right place if you are searching for legal jobs in the South East of England. As a specialist legal recruitment company, we are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s leading resources for legal vacancies across all levels throughout London and the South of England. We recruit on behalf of the leading regional law firms and highly regarded local firms across Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and the Thames Valley.

James Wheelhouse has a wealth of experience in the South East region. As a Managing Consultant, his team handle legal vacancies in all practice areas across the South of England. James works closely with a broad range of firms with offices in the key locations of Guildford, Reading, Southampton, Oxford, Bristol and surrounding areas.

Our Senior Consultant, Sarah Stant, has been building her network of contacts in law firms and in-house legal teams across Kent and Sussex for over 18 years. She is the go-to recruiter if you are looking for a move within or into the region and can advise you on every step of the process. She is responsible for newly qualified right through to partner level moves in Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Bromley, Ashford, Crawley, Gatwick, Brighton, Chichester and Eastbourne.

Here at Origin Legal, our focus is on delivering top-quality legal recruitment and finding you the perfect role at the right time. Our relationships with the leading law firms in the South East, across the UK and Internationally, gives you access to the latest vacancies in one convenient place. Whether you are looking for a junior legal role or partner level appointment, our team of professional consultants can find it for you.

Contact our team on 01206 233500 or search our latest legal vacancies in the South East and across the UK here.

Senior Consultant
Sarah Stant

Senior Consultant
James Wheelhouse

Testimonials

Professional Liability & Commercial Litigation

“They are very different from the usual agency style recruiters and as such have access to a wide range of different jobs across the City. I briefed them on what I wanted and I found consultants who provided a totally personalized service. They were the only consultants to find me a job in Aviation. I had such an unexpectedly brilliant service from them that I thought you might like to know”

City Law Firm

“I have been impressed with the degree of personal service received by Origin Legal. Their approach seems to be to not bother clients unless they have someone suitable or a valid and relevant question to ask, which is appreciated, particularly in the current climate. The consultants are also honest, professional and friendly.”

Private Client

“I have worked with Origin for a couple of years now. I have always appreciated their friendly approach, openness and honesty. I know I will get solid advice that I can trust and that there is no hidden agenda. They really make an effort to connect with their clients and to get to know them. And when you genuinely get on, it is that much easier to work together.”

Featured Vacancies

Due to increased work flow our client, a regional heavyweight in Kent, is looking to grow their property litigation team with a appointment of mid-level solicitor.

The Commercial Property team of our client require a newly qualified real estate solicitor to join their Hampshire offices.

Our client is one of the largest firms in the South outside London and is independently recognised as one of the UK's leading national law firms with top quality clients and excellent work.

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